Jags power past Lee

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Wilcox Central’s size proved to be too much for the visiting Robert E. Lee squad of Montgomery Saturday.

Coach Mark Dukes’ team downed the Generals 71-61.

The early part of the first quarter was a feeling out process for both teams.

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The Jaguars defense was the key to an 11-5 lead with 3:01 left in the first.

The quarter ended with the Jags leading 18-11.

University of Texas bound Michael Williams had seven rebounds in the quarter.

In the second, the Jags defense continued to frustrate the Generals.

After a technical foul on the Generals, Williams hit one of two at the line to increase the lead to 23-13.

Jags took a 37-26 lead in the half.

The Generals stepped up their defense in the third quarter to cut the lead, 41-32.

The Jags took control again on a tip-in by Williams then a steal and a lay-up by Alquan Mendenhall put them up by 13.

A 3-pointer by S. Montgomery of the Jags increased the lead to 55-39.

With the third quarter winding down, the Generals were all but beat.

They trailed 59-45 at the break.

The jags opened the fourth with two quick scores.

A baseline jam by Williams, then a fast break lay-up by Montgomery.

The Jags built the lead to 71-52 before Dukes cleared his bench.

Williams led the Jags with 24 points and 18 rebounds.

A. Crumpton added 11 and Yamene Coleman chipped in 10.

C. Pruitt of the Generals scored 21.